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The Italian cuisine closest to that of Italian mothers is the one offered by many small restaurants, taverns and trattorias…where you can still find the most authentic regional cuisine, without an excessive expense. However, [...]

April 11th, 2019|

The elliptical square of Lucca

The hidden corners that I invite you to discover in the quiet Italian provincial towns could sometimes be enormous! In Lucca, the Piazza dell'Anfiteatro (literally “square of amphitheater”) with its elliptical shape is one [...]

April 8th, 2019|

Cummerse in Locorotondo

The land of Puglia, in summer, gives the visitor clear days and intense sun. In the evening, the towns on the heights of the Valle d’Itria are characterized by a pleasant breeze: ideal for [...]

April 7th, 2019|

Fontina DOP

What are the ingredients for a good cheese? Obviously good milk and a cheesemaker respectful of the rules of cleanliness and tradition. Even before, however, it is important to feed the animals that produce [...]

March 28th, 2019|

Genepì IGP

Mountain herbs contain aromatic substances in high concentration. Alcohol is a good solvent for essential oils; it extracts them, making them usable for medicinal, therapeutic uses or even simply for creating liqueurs and bitters. [...]

March 25th, 2019|

The goat Violino

The first time I "saw" someone playing the goat violino, it was in the hands of my friend Stefano Masanti, patron and chef of Il Cantinone Restaurant in Madesimo. Violin? Goat? Let's put some [...]

March 18th, 2019|